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Plastic, China, and Going Circular

By Doug Woodring

- Published on June 14, 2016 by China Water Risk

China is moving towards a circular economy for plastic, so let’s fast forward to a slowing economy in China, but one that is rapidly modernizing its methods of production, building new sectors that are leading in innovation, and even becoming robotic. Its resources are stretched, but now oil prices are low and are likely to stay that way for some time due to the decentralized oil pricing that fracking has brought to the equation, as well as the economies of scale that are now unfolding in the space of renewables, batteries, electric cars and the movement of smart money away from carbon-focused entities.

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Plastic, China, and Going Circular
Hong Kong's Plastic Waste Epidemic

By Mark Sharp

- Published on May 10, 2016 by South China Morning Post

Up to 2,000 tonnes of plastic is discarded in the city every day, and without adequate means to process it a lot ends up in the sea, from where it makes its way into the human food chain. A non-profit organization is helping Hong Kong businesses adopt better practices.

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Hong Kong's Plastic Waste Epidemic
Plastic Waste and the Challenges it Represents

By Pearl Liu

- Published on May 5, 2016 by China Daily

Interview with Doug Woodring, founder of Ocean Recovery Alliance, about the increase in our plastic consumption, the staggering marine plastic problem and why plastic recycling is so complex, but creates business opportunities.

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Plastic Waste and the Challenges it Represents
Global Alert Platform/App Launch - Times Square NY

By Wall Street Select

- Published on April 20, 2016 by Wall Street Select

The Global Alert platform/app is now being highlighted in Times Square to tens of thousands of people per day, bringing attention to the issue of plastic in our ocean. The Global Alert platform is a tool that all of us can use within our own local communities in order to be part of the solution. The sum of all the parts will help to bring broad-based improvements on a global scale. Global Alert will shape the way that communities play an integral role in bettering their environments; inspiring cooperation, collaboration and solutions.

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Global Alert Platform/App Launch - Times Square NY
 

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